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Hollywood Bowl’s Full Summer Schedule | Mitski, Les Miz, Marvel, ’90s Disney, & More | 2024

Get ready to groove under the star-studded Los Angeles sky because the Hollywood Bowl is gearing up for another epic summer of music! Brace yourselves, as the Los Angeles Philharmonic just dropped the bombshell of their Summer 2024 schedule, and it’s hotter than the sun itself! Despite a stormy spring, locals can now dive into daydreams of sunny days and sultry nights filled with the magic of live performances. Imagine romantic evenings as Gustavo Dudamel and his orchestra serenade you, not once, but nine times, including enchanting evenings with Natalia Lafourcade and opera sensations Diana Damrau and Jonas Kaufmann. But wait, there’s more! Zubin Mehta is making a legendary comeback after 30 years, Marvel Studios is premiering their mind-blowing Infinity Saga Concert Experience, and Hollywood Bowl is proudly introducing fresh faces like Laufey, Mitski, and the six-time Latin Grammy-winner Camilo. And if that’s not enough to make your heart sing, buckle up for a star-studded lineup featuring the likes of Beck, Chaka Khan, T-Pain, and the iconic Roots Picnic West Coast extravaganza! Jazz aficionados, rejoice, as the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival makes a triumphant return with Jodeci, Kamasi Washington, and Robert Glasper leading the charge. Plus, get ready to celebrate Henry Mancini‘s 100th birthday and bid adieu to the season with a bang at the July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular featuring Harry Connick Jr. and the sensational Boyz II Men. But perhaps the most anticipated event of the summer is the historic reunion of Herbie Hancock and the original players from the Head Hunters recording for a once-in-a-lifetime jazz spectacle! With tributes, sing-alongs, and fireworks galore, the Hollywood Bowl promises a summer you’ll never forget!

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The Best Happenings & Haunts This Halloween Weekend in Los Angeles | Oct. 27 – Oct. 31

Get ready for a spooktacular Halloween weekend in the heart of Los Angeles, where the City of Angels comes alive with a host of ghoulishly delightful events that will leave you enchanted and bewitched! First up, on Saturday, the iconic Hollywood Forever invites you to their 24th Día y Noche de los Muertos celebration, a vivid homage to the living and the departed. With art installations, altars, ofrendas, mouthwatering food, and soul-stirring performances, this year’s theme, “Máscaras de México – Vida y Muerte en La Máscara” promises a mesmerizing cultural journey. For a spine-tingling cinematic experience, catch “The Bride of Frankenstein” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel from October 27th to 28th where the LA Opera Orchestra breathes life into this gothic horror classic. And last but not least, don’t miss the hauntingly charming “Disney Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ In Concert” at the legendary Hollywood Bowl from October 27th to 29th, 2023, complete with a live orchestra and a star-studded cast. Plus, be sure to arrive early for a bewitching costume contest and a Hollywood Bowl transformed into Halloween Town for some wickedly fun trick-or-treating. It’s a weekend of festivities that’ll send shivers down your spine and warm your Halloween-loving heart!

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The Best Events This Weekend in Los Angeles | Fri., Oct. 13 – Sun., Oct. 15

Get ready for an action-packed weekend in Los Angeles! On Sunday, October 15, experience the iconic CicLAvia—Heart of LA, with 7.8 miles of car-free streets connecting downtown LA neighborhoods, perfect for biking, roller-skating, or leisurely walking. For history buffs, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Living History Tour on the same day uncovers the tales of Hollywood legends resting there. And on Saturday, October 14, the 2023 Culver City Art Walk & Roll Festival closes Washington Boulevard for a day of live music, beer gardens, delectable food, children’s activities, and captivating live murals. Whether you’re exploring the streets, delving into Hollywood’s past, or reveling in artistic delights, Los Angeles has something thrilling for everyone this weekend!

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The Best Events This Weekend in Los Angeles | Sept. 8 – Sept. 10 2023

As the sun begins its slow descent, casting a golden glow over the City of Angels, the end of summer in Los Angeles promises a grand weekend ahead ablaze with excitement. Picture yourself strolling through the hallowed halls of the USC Fisher Museum of Art, surrounded by the breathtaking creations of Kara Walker. This major exhibition unveils more than 80 works spanning her illustrious 30-year career, including the iconic “Emancipation Approximation” series and captivating images from “Porgy & Bess.” But that’s just the opening act. On Saturday, Echo Park comes alive as the 11th Echo Park Rising festival returns from its COVID-induced slumber. The streets pulse with the rhythm of local talent, and venues like Sticky Rice (The Spirit House), Spacedust, and the Echoplex become stages for unforgettable performances. And don’t forget to mark your calendar for the Los Angeles Union Station Trainfest 2023, where the past, present, and future of train travel converge in a whirlwind of activities and exhibits. Read on as we dive deeper into these and more sensational weekend events in sunny Los Angeles, promising at least one end-of-summer extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

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Labor Day Weekend Events in Los Angeles | Sept. 1 – Sept. 4 2023

Get ready, Los Angeles! Labor Day weekend is about to hit the city like a wave of pure excitement, and we’ve got your golden ticket to all the fun. 🌞🎉 First up, the queen herself, Beyoncé, is gracing the stage at SoFi Stadium for not one, not two, but three electrifying nights. Her Renaissance World Tour is set to bring you an unforgettable experience, blending her latest hits with timeless classics. Or, step into the world of cinematic nostalgia with Big Screen Pee-Wee, a four-film marathon dedicated to the iconic Paul Reubens, better known as Pee-Wee Herman. It’s an afternoon of laughter and adventure that you won’t want to miss. And for all you tequila enthusiasts out there, the Melrose Tequila Festival is the place to be. As the sun sets on Saturday night, head over to Melrose Place in West Hollywood for hand-crafted cocktails, tequila-infused delights, and non-stop entertainment. But wait, there’s more! Our curated list is brimming with Labor Day weekend events that will keep your spirits soaring. Read on for the full scoop on what’s happening in sunny Los Angeles this holiday weekend! 🌴🍹🎶

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The Best Weekend Events in Los Angeles | Aug. 18 – Aug. 20

Get ready to immerse yourself in a weekend of sheer delight under the sun-soaked skies of Los Angeles! 🌞 This city of dreams is gearing up to deliver a trio of unforgettable events that will light up your spirits and make your heart dance with joy. Step back in time at the Jazz Age Speakeasy in the historic Los Angeles Theatre, where vintage glamour collides with the soulful rhythms of hot jazz and mesmerizing performances, promising an evening you won’t soon forget. If the enchanting tunes of Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces set your soul on fire, then the Hollywood Bowl’s Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks is your ticket to musical paradise, complete with a breathtaking pyrotechnic finale. And that’s not all – the Frogtown Flea Crawl awaits, ready to paint the streets of Elysian Valley with vibrant colors, live music, eclectic vendors, and an irresistible block party vibe. These three are just the beginning; our curated list guarantees an electrifying weekend that Los Angeles proudly offers to all seekers of joy and adventure. Stay tuned for more astonishing experiences! 🎉

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | August 4 – 6

Get ready to heat up your summer in Los Angeles with a sizzling lineup of events that will keep you entertained throughout the whole weekend. And don’t worry about the weather – with sunny skies and warm temperatures, it’s the perfect time to explore everything the city has to offer. Film enthusiasts won’t want to miss NOIR CITY: Hollywood, presented by American Cinematheque and the Film Noir Foundation, from August 4 to August 13 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. Head there to watch movies from the height of Hollywood’s noir movement in 1947 – 1948, with 23 films including Key Largo, Sorry, Wrong Number, The Velvet Touch, and The Big Clock. For a taste of surf and skate culture, head over to Venice Beach on August 5 for the SurfSkate Fest, hosted by the inclusive skate community GRL SWRL, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Z-boys. The day is packed with thrilling activities, including a morning paddle out, a surfskate competition with VIP judges, the premiere of the GRL SWRL documentary, and a dance party under the Venice sign. Music lovers won’t want to miss 88rising’s Head In The Clouds Music & Arts Festival on August 5 and 6 at Brookside at The Rose Bowl, spotlighting Asian-centric music, art, and cuisine, featuring DPR Live, Jackson Wang, NIKI, Rich Brian, Rina Sawayama, ZEDD, and TOKiMONSTA, as well as delectable food from All Dat Dumpling, Baozza, Luckyball Korean BBQ, Bone Kettle, and the new BOBA VILLAGE experience. For those 21+, signature Johnnie Walker cocktails will be available for purchase. Don’t miss out on these electrifying events and many more included our great curated list.

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | July 28 – July 30

Summer in Los Angeles is sizzling with many must-attend events happening this weekend! To name a few: Experience Summer Nights at the Tar Pits, where you can sip drinks from the Tar Bar, explore the museum after hours, and groove to music courtesy of DJs. Celebrate Quincy Jones’ 90th Birthday Tribute at the Hollywood Bowl with stars like George Benson and Jennifer Hudson performing timeless hits. Then, join the action-packed Venice Beach Games featuring over 80 sports and fitness events, from parkour to hula hooping. But that’s not all! Our curated list is filled with plenty more exciting events that will keep your summer vibes soaring in the City of Angels! Don’t miss out on these thrilling happenings and make the most of your time under the LA sun!

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | July 21 – July 23

Get ready for an exhilarating summer in Los Angeles with a fantastic lineup of events! First up, the Marina Del Rey Summer Concert Series presents Cowboy Junkies at Burton Chase Park on July 22, 2023. Enjoy symphonic and pop concerts against the stunning waterfront backdrop for free! On July 23, head to Los Angeles State Historic Park for FoLAR’s 2nd Annual River Fest featuring an open-air film festival, live DJ, art, education activities, food trucks, and more. Discover the interconnectedness of nature, health, art, and the L.A. River. Later that day, join LADOT and CicLAvia for Venice Boulevard: Explore the Corridor, where guided group bike rides and walks take you through protected bike lanes and surrounding neighborhoods, celebrating transportation safety improvements. Bicycles, skates, scooters, and strollers are all welcome at this event. Plus there’s plenty more special events and things to do this weekend so don’t miss out on these thrilling experiences amidst the scorching summer vibes of Los Angeles!

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The Best Events Happening This Weekend in Los Angeles | July 7 – July 9

Experience the best of summer in Los Angeles with this lineup of thrilling events. Join the Zoo Friday Nights at the Los Angeles Zoo from July 7 to August 18 for a late-night adventure featuring live music, DJs, games, and interactive education stations, along with delicious bites from food trucks and full bars for those 21+. At the Norton Simon Museum, indulge in the “Life’s Banquet: Food in Films” series on July 8 at 4:30 p.m., where filmmaker Joe Petricca presents five films exploring the impact of food and drink on our lives. Don’t miss the opening film “Babette’s Feast” (1987) and immerse yourself in the exhibition “All Consuming: Art and Essence of Food.” For an electrifying evening, head to Grand Performances on July 8 at 6 p.m., where Viver Brasil will showcase “Rezas E Folhas” (“Prayers & Leaves”), a mesmerizing Afro-Brazilian dance theater performance by choreographer Vera Passos, while DJ Muñeka sets the stage with lively beats. These events offer a unique blend of entertainment, art, culture, and culinary delights that capture the essence of summer in Los Angeles. And that’s not all! Los Angeles has plenty more in store for you this summer, with a wide range of concerts, festivals, outdoor movie screenings, and art exhibitions happening throughout the city. So, mark your calendars and get ready to be a part of the vibrant energy and excitement that awaits you in the City of Angels!

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